Repatriation of Remains

List of required documents for Repatriation of Human remains to Zimbabwe:

    • Death Certificate (Abridged Death Certificate)
    • Copy of Deceased’s Passport or Birth certificate or Zimbabwean I.D.
    • Burial Order
    • Embalming Certificate
    • Infectious /Non-Infectious Disease Certificate
    • Post-mortem Report
    • Permit to Repatriate
    • Copy of Deceased relative’s Passport or Birth Certificate or Zimbabwean I.D, contact details and Affidavit mentioning final burial place.


N.B: No body shall be repatriated to Zimbabwe without clearance from the Embassy.
For more information please refer to the Registrar General’s Office: